Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Breaking records on yet another long walk

Local long-distance walker, Russell Kearney, along with his faithful canine companion, Kei, will once again be heading out on an epic journey while promoting...

How the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting institutions and social gatherings

A considerable amount of anxiety has spread through the area, as it has throughout the world, regarding the Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) and has led...

UKZN to transport res students home amid coronavirus closure

The University of KwaZulu-Natal will provide transport services for students who cannot afford to travel home after the closure of the institution due to...

No need for panic over Covid-19 – no confirmed cases in Port Alfred as...

Having spoken with Wouter Hensens of Stenden South Africa and Attie Niemann of 43 Air School, both have stated that there are no cases...

UKZN suspends academic programme and looks at ‘virtual lectures’

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) suspended its academic programme with immediate effect on Monday. Vice-chancellor Prof Nana Poku said given the uncertainties surrounding timelines for...

Schools to close from Wednesday to stop spread of coronavirus: Ramaphosa

Schools will be closed and a travel ban will be in place from Wednesday as SA tries to curb the spread of the coronavirus. On...
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Long forgotten traditions remembered at the Kowie Museum

Honorary member of the Bathurst Agricultural Museum, Vic Keeton, was further honoured on Saturday when the lapa at the Ploughman was named, "Vic's Place"...

Long journey with a cross to Mighty Men

With the Reverend Anthony Mentis leading the way on his motorcycle, a group of men are carrying a large fibreglass cross all the way...

Grade 10 pupil succumbs to stab wound, schoolgirl fight, and gas leak: Week in...

MEC for education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, has condemned “senseless acts” after an 18-year-old Grade 10 pupil from Reiger Park Secondary School was fatally...

290m students out of school as global virus battle intensifies

Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home on Thursday with Italy the latest country to shut schools over the deadly new coronavirus,...

The 116th Pineapple Tournament 2020 begins this weekend

Fixture list Pineapple Cricket is the highlight of the local cricketer's calendar, with some big shots, fine catches and great run-chases. Don't miss out on the...

Ndlambe LED helps train Ekuphumleni women

The Ndlambe Municipality’s LED (Local Economic Development) department recently arranged for SYLG Creations from East London to transfer skills to six local women to...

Say hello to Port Alfred High School’s new top man

MAN OF ACTION: New principal at Port Alfred High School, Nigel Adams, wants to bring his brand of leadership to the school that includes...

Stenden shares with the community

Stenden South Africa, one of the top hospitality schools in the country, is always keen to assist the local community. Recently Stenden donated computers to...

Learning traditional skills with a modern twist

The Ndlambe Municipality's LED (Local Economic Development) department organised SYLG Creations from East London to transfer skills to six local ladies to make beadwork...

WATCH | UKZN students in violent confrontation with security personnel

Chaos erupted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's (UKZN) Westville campus early on Wednesday. Videos of students wearing balaclavas and with T-shirts covering their faces as...

Masked protesters frighten NMU students

Armed with bricks, a group of masked students spent most of Tuesday morning chasing Nelson Mandela University (NMU) students from lectures and setting off fire alarms. Similar...
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New Interact and EarlyAct committees inducted at PAHS

Members of the Port Alfred High School EarlyAct Club committee for 2020 were inducted last week and new president Scarlett Tweedie made an address. https://youtu.be/X8C8x5Sds3U
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Learning the Rotary four-way test from a young age

Members of the Interact and EarlyAct clubs at Port Alfred High School and their mentors in Rotary recite the four-way test at the induction...

Alexandria High School gates to be locked in protest action

An alert for parents with children at Alexandria High School. At a parents meeting this evening it was decided to lock the school gates...
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Celebrating love at the Marjorie Parrish Hospital

The tables at the Marjorie Parrish Hospital last Friday, adorned in red and white linen, was the perfect place to celebrate Valentine's Day. COO of...

Students shut down NMU

Students at Nelson Mandela University blocked access to the North and South Campus over a myriad of grievances. Students and staff are encouraged to liaise...

A journey to inclusion

The Royal Port Alfred Golf Club hosted a fundraising event for Healing Horses on Monday evening to raise awareness and funds for its work...

NSFAS pays R600m to cover students’ historical debt

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has paid over R600m to alleviate debt accumulated by its students before 2018. Before 2018‚ students with fees...

New students encouraged at Stenden academic opening

New students were welcomed to Stenden South Africa with the official academic opening and an awards ceremony taking place at the Royal St Andrews...

‘Treat people like people’ says differently-abled speaker

The Royal Port Alfred Golf Club hosted a fundraising event for Healing Horses on Monday evening to raise awareness and funds for its work...

Settlers’ survival story recalled at Clumber

For anyone interested in the 1820 settlers, Saturday at Clumber Church was the place to hear the hopeful but often harrowing tales of the...

Water Schedule and educational discussions

The current water crisis in the area has caused many areas of Ndlaqmbe to be without water for some time. This is the latest...

Good Samaritans hatch plan to help cash-strapped top matric study engineering

A top matric pupil whose story went viral because she could not afford to enrol at university is eternally grateful to good Samaritans who...
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Stenden academic opening at Royal St Andrews Hotel

Prizes were handed out to top achievers in the hospitality management and disaster management schools of Stenden South Africa at the opening of the...
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